SF Sketchfest Presents…

The Red Room Orchestra

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(2/2/23) The Red Room Orchestra play the music of “Twin Peaks”

plus music from the films of David Lynch and an homage to Angelo Badalamenti and Julee Cruise

with Ray Wise, Carel Struycken, Michael Horse, Chrystabell, Petra Haden, Toby Dammit, Karina Denike, Dina Maccabee, Allyson Baker, Marc Capelle, John Hofer, Tom Ayres, Scott Larson, Lisa Mezzacappa, Ben Goldberg, Beth Lisick, Rebekah Del Rio, and more!

The Red Room Orchestra is back. In what has become a San Francisco Sketchfest tradition, the Great American Music Hall will become a mix of the Roadhouse and The Black Lodge. Join the Red Room Orchestra for a celebration of the music from David Lynch’s “Twin Peaks” featuring Marc Capelle’s all-star ensemble recreating the beloved classic instrumental scores and vocal soundtrack tunes. The evening will feature music from other David Lynch projects and films and a special homage to the late, great Angelo Badalamenti and Julee Cruise. 

With Allyson Baker (Dirty Ghosts), Marc Capelle (American Music Club), Toby Dammit (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), Karina Denike (NOFX), Ben Goldberg (New Klezmer Trio), John Hofer (The Mother Hips), Dina Maccabee (Julia Holter Band), Lisa Mezzacappa (duo B.), Tom Ayres, Scott Larson and very special guests including Petra Haden (The Haden Triplets) and “Twin Peaks” cast members Ray Wise (“Leland Palmer”), Michael Horse (“Deputy Hawk”) and brilliant chanteuse and David Lynch muse Chrystabell (“Tammy Preston”). Dress as your favorite character from the Lynch world and step into another dimension.

$44 ADV | $49 DOOR

Doors 7pm | Show 8pm

(2/3/23) The Red Room Orchestra play the “Repo Man” soundtrack

with Director Alex Cox, Tito Larriva (The Plugz), Zander Schloss (Circle Jerks), Blag Dahlia & Ralph Champagne (The Dwarves), Pete Straus (The Dwarves), Toby Dammit aka Larry Mullins (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), Kevin McDonald (The Kids in the Hall), Petra Haden, Chuck Prophet, Eugene Robinson, Dave Hill, Dina Maccabee, Allyson Baker, Karina Denike, Tom Ayres, Scott Larson, Adam Dubov, and Marc Capelle. Opening set by DJ Omar Perez (Popscene).

The Red Room Orchestra, under the direction of co-bandleaders Marc Capelle and Allyson Baker, set their sights on the music, spirit and vibe of Alex Cox’s cult favorite “Repo Man” in this debut performance of the entire soundtrack plus songs and other surprises from the era. Special guests include the soundtrack’s own Tito Larriva (The Plugz) and Zander Schloss (Circle Jerks), who also played ‘Kevin the Nerd’ in the film, plus Toby Dammit (Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds), Pete Straus (The Dwarves), Petra Haden, Chuck Prophet, Eugene Robinson (Oxbow), Dina Maccabee, and guest comedians and actors including Kevin McDonald (The Kids in the Hall), and Dave Hill (Valley Lodge).

$33 ADV | $38 DOOR

Doors 8 pm | Show 9 pm

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Formed by San Francisco producer and multi-instrumentalist Marc Capelle in 2017, the Red Room Orchestra is a collective of popular, jazz, classical, and electronic composers and performers who’ve played and recorded alongside the Bad Seeds, the Plastic Ono Band, Cibo Matto, Oingo Boingo, Sonic Youth, CAKE, American Music Club, Lou Harrison, the Steve Reich Ensemble, the Nels Cline Singers, Rodriguez, Iggy Pop, Tune-Yards, Bill Frisell, and more. They’ve offered live renderings of the music of David Lynch’s Twin Peaks and Wild at Heart, reinterpretations of the soundtracks of Wes Anderson’s Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums, Paul Thomas Anderson’s Boogie Nights, the Coen Brothers’ The Big Lebowski, and for SFFILM they composed and performed original scores for the short films from Stephen Parr’s Oddball Films archive. At Netflix is a Joke: The Festival, they were the house band for Seth Rogen’s live reads of Seinfeld, When Harry Met Sally, and Clueless. They have performed at The Chapel for SF Sketchfest, at Outside Lands, Clusterfest and at Symphony Space in NYC. The Red Room Orchestra projects are co-curated and produced by SF Sketchfest’s David Owen.

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